Amritapuri Team Won First Prize at 34th Inter-University National & South Zone Youth Festivals

The student team of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri campus, bagged the first prize in Group Music (Indian) at the 34th Inter-University South Zone Youth Festival 2018 “Padmotsav” held from October 7-11, 2018, in Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh. South Zone comprises of over 100 universities in the region.

Amrita Partners with 14 International Institutions in ‘WeNet-The Internet of Us’

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham is partnering with 14 other institutions from EU, UK, China, Mexico, Mongolia, Paraguay in the ‘WeNet-The internet of Us.’ Dr. Shyam Diwakar, Director, Computational Neuroscience and Neurophysiology and Associate Professor, School of Biotechnology, Amritapuri, leads Amrita’s role in this project. Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham is the only partner from India. 

University of Milan "La Statale" and Amrita Plan Collaboration

On February 4, 2019, Dr. Shyam Diwakar, from the Centre for Computational Neuroscience and Neurophysiology, School of Biotechnology, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, met with the University of Milan La Statale's Rector, Prof. Elio Franzini and had a discussion on augmenting joint possibilities with both Universities.

Not-for-profit Cause Launched for Studying Language Diversity using Artificial Intelligence

The DataScientia consortium of founding members includes Italy’s University of Trento, the National University of Mongolia, India’s Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, China’s Jilin University, Paraguay’s Catholic University of Asunción, South Africa’s Tshwane University of Technology and UK’s Heriot-Watt University.

Microbial Active Genetics Lab Inaugurated

As part of its commitment towards pursuing academic and scientific excellence, School of Biotechnology, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, has added a high-tech Microbial Active Genetics Lab to its world-class research facilities. It was a day of great pride for the Amrita Biotech community as Swami Amritaswarupananda Puri, President of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, inaugurated the advanced scientific laboratory on January 3, 2019. 

Amrita Talk at the Munich Center for Neurosciences, Germany

On October 31st, 2018, Dr. Shyam Diwakar of Amrita School of Biotechnology (ASBT) was invited to give a talk on "Online Engineering and Virtual Laboratories in India: Learners and Teachers Beyond Traditional Classrooms" to professors and their international office team at the Munich Center for Neurosciences– Brain & Mind (MCN) at Munich, Germany.

Amrita School of Biotechnology Shines at Bangalore’s ICACCI ‘18 International Conference

In another stellar display of its academic excellence, 42 students and young researchers from the Amrita School of Biotechnology (ASBT) have presented 11 peer-reviewed papers at the International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics (ICACCI) held between 11th and 15th of September, 2018 at PES University, Bengaluru, India.

Amrita & Tata Institute for Genetics and Society to Conduct Joint Research Against Antibiotic Resistance

The collaboration between Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham’s School of Biotechnology and Tata Institute of Genetics and Society (TIGS) will focus on developing new tools to reverse antibiotic resistance in pathogens like Pseudomonas aeruginosa which have been declared as ‘critical priority’ by the World Health Organization.